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degrees on the thermometer in manchester. at the harbor school in owens mills they are down to 47. so we have the range mid-40s to near 50 but mostly sunny skies. sun glare is the issue at 7:19 and that sun should take us nooft -- into the afternoon and the two degree guaranteed high of 67. by tonight, cloudy and rain trying to arrive after midnight. and by this time tomorrow. we will talk about that coming up. right now let's see what's happening on roads wrs we have some increased activity this morning on the roadways. looking good for the most part around the beltway. a little slow volume here on the outer loop at liberty road. 795 southbound beginning to slow approaching owens mills. couple new crashes. one up in owens mills we are work a crash northeast side at notingham and white marsh at perry hall and that could involve multiple vehicles. expect delays there. inner loop on the capital
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beltway 459 remains closed approaching old georgetown pike this morning. now back to you. >> 6:31. it started with an argument over a parking space and ended with the death of an off-duty police officer. a baltimore city detective. brian stevenson, an 18-year veteran was out with a friend celebrate his birthday in canton. he pulled into a private parking lot when investigators say that he met 25-year-old sian james and they argued over a space. charging documents say that james threw a fist sized portion of concrete at detective steven son hitting his head. he was taken to johns hopkins bayview medical center and pronounced dead 35 minutes later. >> it's sad. it really is. it's no reason to die like that. >> the state's attorney office ace sian james is not eligible for bail and faces several charges including first and second degree murder. a month ago, james was released on $150,000 bail after being charged with several sex
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offenses including attempted rape. at 6:31, it's going to be tough walking by his home knowing won't wave through his window or come out and ask how was your day. abc2 news sherrie johnson with a tough day in southwest baltimore. >> reporter: good morning. firefighters don't believe the home had a working smoke alarm. they are trying to figure out what caused the fire that killed 51-year-old james wise. crews responded to the call early saturday morning to find home engulfed in flames and heavy smoke. they found wise's lifeless body on the second floor of the two-story brick home located in the 19 hundred block of griffin avenue. baltimore city fire union says the closure of a nearby fire station affected the department's ability to respond quickly to the fire. four other people in the house including his wife managed to get out. neighbors tried to get help inside, but the flames were too strong. neighbors say his presence will be be missed. >> he lived down the street beef moved here and he was nothing but smiles all the time.
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never measurable or sad. always smile and happy to live and told everybody to cherish what you have because you never know what is gone tomorrow and now he is gone. >> reporter: all though the closest truck company was closed at the time of the fire as part of rotating closures, fire official say they were on the scene under four minutes receiving the call. sherrie johnson, abc2 news. 6:33. democracy 2010. two weeks until election day and the stars are coming out. abc2 news emily schmidt on where the big names will be heading. emily. >> reporter: with control of congress up for grabs in washington, the political push is well outside the beltway. >> hello, ohio. >> reporter: first lady michelle obama made her first campaign appearance with the president since 2008. polls show she is more popular than her husband. he is work done vince voteers to stick with democrats through tough economic times he says began under republican leadership. >> it's up to you to tell them we do not want what they are
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selling. we have been there before and we are not going back. >> reporter: in the next two weeks before the election, both obama wills cay campaign accept pretly across the country including trips to washington where patty murray is fighting to hold onto her seat. >> i voted to put in place strong wall street reform to protect mr. rossi will repeal that. >> which washington are you representing washington, d.c. or washington state? >> reporter: bill clinton is also planning a washington state trip. he's made 83 campaign stops this election season trying to fire up all democrats. the republicans are already energized and ready to fight. senator john mccain campaigning for republican carly fiorina in california made the unusual move of harshly criticizing a colleague from across the aisle. >> barbara boxer is the most bitterly partisan most antidefense senator in the united states senate today. >> reporter: president obama
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has four moralies scheduled before election day all in states he won in 2008. democrats face much tighter races today. emily schmidt, abc news washington. 6:35 right now. man accused of killing washington intern chandra leavy is scheduled to stand trial. he faces several charges including murder and kidnapping. authorities say he attacked leavy while she was jogging alone in rock creek park in may of 2001. trial starts today with jury selection. for months, police focused their attention on then congressman gary connedit from california. authorities say that they no longer believe connedit who was romantically clinked to leavy had anything to do with her death. and a story out of california that could have turn out so much worse. a 3-year-old boy believed to have been lost by his intoxicated father is found safe in his car seat in a parking
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garage. the boy was found asleep about 10:30 last night about 25 hours after he was seen leaving a wedding with his father. police say the 23-year-old father was too drunk to remember that he had left the wedding with his child. edth child is phene but the father face as number of charges. at 6:36. a motorized paraglider ran into a hot air balloon in central arizona over the weekend sending them both crashing to the ground. the police say that it happened during an airport open house. aircraft fell onto a chain link fence there. were three people on board the balloon and one pilot paraglider and they were taken to the hospital. all right. this may bt strangest one. in pennsylvania baby is takein away from her parents because of a bagel. three days after liz mort gave tboirgt heat hlty baby girl children and youth service knock on her door saying they found drugs in her system. >> i was at a loss of words i started crying and crying.
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>> she says she never taken drugs and the whole thing didn't make sense until she discovered the culprit. an everything by ael she ate hours before giving birth. the everything included poppy seeds. >> justing poppy seeds can cause levels morphine and codeine in a person's urine. >> so five days one negative drug table later she got her daughter back. pennsylvania state law allows hospitals to gib blood tests to protect new importance from mothers who may be take drugs. >> remember seinfeld. >> i was thinking that. they said they were with the devil and god and god won. what better way to celebrate being alive than praying? and the mine hears special ceremony at the place where the families waited and prayed for their safe return. and congratulationses to all of you who ran on saturday. 22,000 of you were on the streets in the city. not like in the hills but
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loving the festival. we will look at the race. as the next gal but, come on. $60,000 for one dinner held by the department of justice. $66 per person just for bagels at one of the nasa's shindigs. i cracked down because big government shouldn't be funding big banquets with your money. some people say i'm a bit of a tightwad. i say, i'm barbara mikulski and i approve this message so you'll know i'm fighting for you.
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6:41. pairis is beautiful but city of light might bt city of shaking lights. al-qaeda threats target europe especially france. saudi arabia intelligence picked up on this and they sent out a warning that there might be a threat in france. the new warning comes at time of heightened security in europe. the united states is warning americans if you are traveling overseas, be careful and vigilant. there was quite a scene at the mine in chile where the 33 miners were rescued last week. just days after the last of the miners hoisted from freedom, many of them returned attending
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a religious service to give thanks. the mass was held-side a tent outside alongside the camp hope where families held vigils for more than two months. cameras were not allowed inside the ceremony. >> 6:42. finding parking in the city could be tough. >> but it's not worth losing a life over. >> reporter: an off-duty baltimore city cop out to celebrate his birthday is killed over a park spot. how the dispute began. governor o'malley was getting out the vote this weekend, but he is getting big name help with federal hill in the next few days. we will tell you who is is stopping by. we couldn't tailgate at bank yesterday, but tonight, we have a chance to. we will tell you why the hot dogs and beer will be out tonight. and the guidelines change constantly, but if someone stops breathing the american heart association says this is what to do to save a life for now. martin o'malley -- he's taxing me like i'm rich.
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every time i go to the grocery store, i pay a little more. college tuition in maryland is going up. my utilities are going up... but o'malley would raise our taxes even more. jobs are leaving our state. will my daughters find jobs here? frankly, in this economy... i have no more to give. bob ehrlich -- he won't tax us like we're rich. he'll say no to things we can't afford -- just like we do at home. bob ehrlich -- because we can do better. ♪ cooked numbers, false attacks. the truth? frank kratovil is ranked one of the 10 most independent members of congress. frank kratovil does not follow anybody's party line he looks at his district, his family, the community, and that's the important thing to him. endorsed by the chamber of commerce, the nra, veterans, and police officers. as a career prosecutor i made decisions on facts not politics, in washington i've tried to do the same. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message.
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all right. good morning. and welcome in on your abc to muse to -- abc2 news to go i am
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jamie costello. >> i am megan pringle. let's get to meteorologist justin berk with the forecast. >> yeah. after the beautiful day yesterday, it's hard to top that. temperatures pulled back a little bit. and you may have noticed a few high cloud in the sky and may see that off the camera lens in owens mills and harbor school. 47. we have got our safes look at high cloud. and now trying to pass off toward the north and east. and mostly sunny skies with another round of cloud to move in this afternoon. two degree guaranteed high of 67. more on the wet weather outlook coming up. here's kim brown with traffic. >> reporter: thanks. you are going to see slogan volume and congestion build on the outer loof at harford. west side past liberty road going to be pretty slow on 695 on the outer loop lanes. accidents around owens mills and upper knottingham and i will have nor details in a few moments. now back to you. >> 6:46. this will be a developtory today. parking can be bad at times, so bad it can lead to arguments but this argument that started saturday night turned deadly.
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it left an off-duty baltimore city detective dead. linda so is live with more on this unbelievable story. >> reporter: people who liver. >> canton say parking gets crazy on weekend there. are restaurants and bars in the area but not many places to park. still, neighbors can't believe that someone would kill over a parking spot. detectives brian stevenson was a 18-year vet of the baltimore city police force out celebrating what would have been his 38th birth day. police say he pulled into a private parking lot and began to argue over a space with 24-year-old sian james. charging documents show james threw a fist eyed portion of concrete at the detective stevenson's head he was taken to the hospital and pronounce dead short time later. police caught with up james at club and charged him with murder. neighbors say they heard lots of commotion. >> we were watching television upstairs, and we heard argue outside and there were just all kind of police officers
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everywhere. >> reporter: and this morning we are learning more about the suspect. just last month, james was release on bail after being charged with attempted rape and i salt and face furs de-- first-degree murder charges. stevenson leaves behind a wife and three children. live in canton, linda so, abc2 news. >> one of the worst calls of the weekend made to the bailey and getter families because love is destroyed because of a car crash. police say the 26-year-old antonio bailey and his 27-year-old fiancee latrelll geter were driving near wood lawn drive early yesterday morning when the vehicle veered off the road and it hit a metal support where mcdonald's sign. she was thrown from the car and didn't make it. he he was taken to the area hospital. the crash remains under investigation. from 6:48. prince george's county police say they are looking for a man believed to have shot a 12 -year-old boy. police say the child was shot saturday while walking in an alley and was able to run home where his mother called police.
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police say the child was taken to the hospital and is expected to be okay. investigators are now searching for the cause of the fire in waverly that happened around 3:00 yesterday morning in the 1200 block of east 33rd street. the fire just kept building and building and took three alarms before a fire fight core get a handle on this. no one was hurt. a group of black firefighters are claiming discrimination in a lawsuit. they say they are subjected to harsher discipline and promoted less often by white supervisors. the spokesman for the department declined to comment on the suit saying that official not had the opportunity to review the lawsuit. 6:49 you went to bed angry. garcon and bark and bark until buffalo on sunday. the ravens were on the verge of beating new england on back to back visits. but the ranks got up to a 20 10 -- 20-10 lead and ravens didn't
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finish. they lost in overtime final score 23-20. >> we feel like we came nan fought, man. we competed and we made good plays. and some good decisions and made some. & good play and decisions. they had plays and it's a classic football game two good teams going at it. >> we are favored by 72 sunday against buffalo. all right. now, tonight stop by pickle and say hi to ray lieu hoist played in his 200th game yesterday. he will be therefrom 8 to 10 promoting his clothing line rl52 style that cost 20 bucks to get in but with an admission you get a t-shirt from the line and free drink ticket and a chance to win a ray lewis give away. a portion of the admission price will go to ray lewis foundation that helps disadvantaged kids and teens in our area. if you are upset you couldn't tailgate yesterday, today is your chance. the 3rd annual biggest little tailgate party will take
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place at m and t stadium. it is sponsored by big brothers, big sisters of central maryland and it will feature tailgate food and ravens cheerleader and mingwell ben grubs it is from 6 to 9 and ticket cost is $55 at the door. 6:51. for the 5th consecutive year the department of health and anne arundel county public school system will team up to give elementary student the opportunity to receive free flu mist vaccines. so starting today and running through next friday, headlighty children between the ages of 5 and 11 may receive the vaccine at their elementary school. now you do need to sign a parental consent form that should have been sent home with your child. and new guidelines are now out for doing cpr. and they switched the steps to take the new advice for traditional cp-r. it's to start with heart fast chest pres before mouth to mouth to a victim of sudden cardiac arrest.
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also the new guidelines says that puts the easiest step first n recent years the guidelines were mutting more emphasis on chest compression. heart group says bystanders can do hands only cpr and skip mouth to mouth. 6:52. volunteers with service employees international union organized a get out the vote event in oxon hill maryland to get democratic governor o'malley reelected. o'malley caught up with the supporters after they went into neighborhood to hand out leaflets and talk with voters. he faces off with former governor bob ehrlich this thursday. former governor -- former president rather will be be helping out the current governor. bill clinton will be at federal hill park to campaign for o'malley that's expected to start at three. 6:52. more than 22,000 runners laced up the sneakers and hit the streets this weekend. >> it was a 10th annual under armour running festival that kicked off on saturday along with the marathon, there was the half marathon, and all
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the runners there's relay race a 5k and kids fun run. runers from all 50 states and 20 countries got to take part in baltimore as they ran the course through the city. >> a lot of hills and wind and so it made for a tough race. it was nice view of course. a lot of people cheering and baltimore was involved in the race. it was nice to have everybody out. >> david rutoh won with the second fastest time in the history of the race and olenna shurkhno from the ukraine finished first in the female division. 6:5 3. after great weather for the race i note wind did pick up during the day. from 60s on saturday afternoon to 76 yesterday afternoon. and now 47 in baltimore. around we are watching 30s getting more common here on the regional temperature map. 38 in pittsburgh. and contrast that with 56 in roanoke and we have a big spread under clear skies. the skies will give way to some
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high clouds as the afternoon wears on. high pressure sliding off the coast and this system is raising to the southeast in our direction and will bring rain -- racing to the southeast in our direction and will bring a little rain. the real business comes in after midnight toward daybreak. we will watch a band of rain try to slide there around 3:30 in the morning and towards daybreak, wed wet roads tomorrow and gets out of here a decent afternoon tomorrow with the next round of showers coming in on wednesday. and another hit on thursday. temperatures today, 67 with a mostly sunny skies. look for the clouds to thicken up late. and after midnight we will drop it back to 48 degrees. and showers between midnight and daybreak could make the road wet for the commute. but, afternoon tomorrow should be dry and cooler at 63. lows in the low 40s and back to 64 on wednesday and scattered shower and 66 on thursday. and highs only between 55 and 60 friday and saturday but more sunshine in the long clear nights allow many temperatures to drop.
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>> the 35 to 40 range. kim. >> reporter: we don't have accidents this morning around the beltway, traffic is going to be slowing on outer loop approaching harford. traffic is jamming. same thing 95 southbound past white marsh make your way towards 695 and 895 split. looking at the maps, incidents around the area. including an accident up in perry hall. eastbound lanes of white marsh boulevard at perry hall. traffic activity the crash activity is out of the travel portion. traffic is able to get by without problems. flash owens mills at painters mill road. overview we have a crash still lingering on the eastern shore in queen ann's county that has route 313 closed in both direction between coleman road and sutterville road that has start times impacted at the elementary and middle schools that will start late and traveling towards the capital beltway this morning 495 on inner loop lanes approaching old georgetown road, one lane reopened because of an
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overturned tractor trailer involving an entrapment. expect delays there. megan and jamie. >> can't get enough of this new book put out by keith richard from the rolling stones. can i tell you this quick story. having dinner and a guy keeps coming into the house and looks up and goes, hey scissors hands it's johnny depp. he talks about mick -- they have known each other since they were 4 he and mick jagar. >> cool. >> gma will have more on that and they will have an exclusive interview and we remember the chilean mine here came to the surface super mario is his dubbed nickname who came out fist pumping and cheering and today you will see his first interview right here on gma which is just few minutes away: you mentioned the school days in queens ann's county if you teach e. report at 9 and if you student 10:30. we will report to duty with "good morning, america" next on
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we will see you on "good morning, maryland" at nine. have a great day. 11 bob ehrlich says he wants to fix maryland. but he increased state spending by record amounts. ehrlich raised $3 billion in taxes and fees... including property taxes... and a 40% increase in college tuition. and now he's made over $1 billion in new promises... with no plans to pay for them... except for cutting education. cuts that will lay off teachers and increase class sizes. that's not a budget. and bob ehrlich's not the kind of leader... we can trust.
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for an extra nutritional boost. and a stronger, thicker lawn next spring. ♪ you got it! so break the rake, mulch leaves and use scotts winterguard. save $5 at scotts.com. woman 1 sync: i knew what bob ehrlich did as governor. man 1 sync: raised my property taxes 60 percent. woman 2 sync: let utilities hike our rates 72 percent. woman 1 sync: but i didn't know what he's done since he got fired as governor. man 2: ehrlich's raked in millions. man 3: he worked for a wall street bank that took 10 billion dollars from the bailout. woman 3: 10 billion of our money. woman 4: our money. woman 5 sync: and he worked for another bank that collapsed. man 4: costing tax payers 17 million. anncr: tell bob ehrlich big banks don't need help. middle class marylanders do. ke a party as much as the next gal but, come on. $60,000 for one dinner held by the department of justice. $66 per person just for bagels at one of the nasa's shindigs. i cracked down

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